• Why small companies need to pay attention to the GDPR

    When the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on May 25 2018, it marks the beginning of a new era in corporate data security. The GDPR will apply to all companies that hold data on EU citizens, but so far most of the attention has been focused on large concerns and how […]

  • GDPR: What will happen on May 25 2018?

    It has been described as D-Day for data protection law in Europe. On May 25 2018 the GDPR will apply in all Member States and globally to all companies and organisations that offer goods and services to individuals in the EU. And this time there is no fooling around.   GDPR is here The GDPR […]

  • GDPR: What punishment – and how hard will it be?

    When the GDPR was disclosed in early 2016, one aspect caught the attention of companies and organisations like none other: The sheer volume of the fines that ‘controllers’ and ‘processors’ could face if unable to comply with the GDPR. And it is true, actually. Fines have are increased drastically compared to the Data Protection Act […]

  • GDPR: What does compliance even mean?

    MSPs that dream of a quick fix or one-time solution are going to be sorely disappointed. The ability to comply with the GDPR is going to require a continuous effort. The reason is perhaps the most significant addition to the GDPR compared to previous data protection legislation. Including the Data Protection Act from 1998. In […]

  • Compliance with the GDPR: Does geography even matter?

    Yes, we have already explained that the GDPR covers all companies that offer goods or services to individuals in EU. So obviously geography doesn’t matter, right? Well, actually, it’s not that simple. The GDPR aims to harmonise data protection law across the European Union. However, there are still areas in which Member States can apply […]

  • Not just the ‘right to be forgotten’: What about those other rights?

    The “right to be forgotten” is far from the only right under the GDPR. The new EU data protection laws feature more than seven rights including the big one we have already discussed. Companies and organisations need to prepare numerous processes in order to comply with all of them. In this blog post, we take […]

  • What MSPs ABSOLUTELY need to know about the ‘right to be forgotten’

    One of the staples of the GDPR is the fabled ‘right to be forgotten’. It may sound like a cheesy tagline from the depths of Hollywood, but the right ‘to be forgotten’ is actually one of the most vital aspects of the new EU data protection laws. In short, companies won’t stand a chance of […]

  • GDPR: New definition of personal data and why it matters

    In the centre of the GDPR is a new definition of personal data. Companies that fail to understand the new definition will have a hard time reaching compliance with the upcoming data regulation. In this blog post, we place the new definition of personal data under the microscope and examine what it means to you. […]

  • EFSS: Which companies are affected by the GDPR?

    One of the first things that all companies should ask themselves is if and to what extent they are affected by the GDPR. In this blog post, we take a look at how the GDPR classifies companies and the responsibilities that follow. The GDPR is far reaching, in the most literal sense, actually. Whether or […]

  • GDPR: Picking the right EFSS software for your customers

    As companies begin to learn more about the GDPR, one particular concern might reappear in their thoughts from time to time. Some increasingly frustrated variations of ‘We’re a fairly small company. We don’t have a legal department. We don’t even have a legal advisor. How on earth are we supposed to comply with all of […]

  • MSPs need to know about the GDPR. Here are the reasons why

    In the past 2-3 years much has been said and written about the GDPR – the EU General Data Protection Regulation. At this point, what we do know for sure is that the GDPR will become effective in the summer of 2018. It is time for companies all over Europe (and the world, actually) to prepare […]

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